Arizona

In Arizona, C-CAP is a statewide program that prepares 6,600 high school students in 40 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. C-CAP provides curriculum enrichment for high school culinary classrooms, career exploration and advising opportunities, scholarships through cooking competitions, college advising, teacher professional development and product donations for classrooms.

Chicago

In the Chicago Region, C-CAP prepares 2,000 high school students in 27 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. C-CAP provides job training and internships, curriculum enrichment for high school culinary classrooms, career exploration and advising opportunities, scholarships through cooking competitions, college advising, teacher professional development and product donations for classrooms.

Los Angeles

In the Los Angeles Region, C-CAP prepares 3,784 high school students in 25 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. C-CAP provides job training and internships, curriculum enrichment for high school culinary classrooms, career exploration and advising opportunities, scholarships through cooking competitions, college advising, teacher professional development and product donations for classrooms.

New York City

In New York City, C-CAP prepares 2,173 high school students in 21 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. C-CAP provides job training and internships, curriculum enrichment for high school culinary classrooms, career exploration and advising opportunities, scholarships through cooking competitions, college advising, teacher professional development and product donations for classrooms.

Philadelphia

In the Philadelphia region, C-CAP prepares 1,000 high school students in 17 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. C-CAP provides job training and internships (both back of house and front of house), curriculum enrichment for high school culinary classrooms, career exploration and advising opportunities, scholarships through cooking competitions, college advising, teacher professional development and product donations for classrooms.

Washington, D.C.

In the Washington D.C. Region, including Prince George’s County, Maryland; the District of Columbia and Arlington, VA, C-CAP prepares 1,174 students in 13 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. C-CAP provides job training and internships, curriculum enrichment for high school culinary classrooms, career exploration and advising opportunities, scholarships through cooking competitions, college advising, teacher professional development and product donations for classrooms.

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Our Impact

3.2 million underserved youths in the U.S. between 16 and 24 are not in school and do not have jobs

15,000+
STUDENTS SERVED ANNUALLY
95%
OF JOB TRAINING STUDENTS WERE HIRED FOR A PAID INTERNSHIP
$62 million+
AWARDED IN SCHOLARSHIPS SINCE 1990
5,000
INDUSTRY PARTNERS
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Our Programs

C-CAP is a curriculum enrichment program linking public high school culinary teachers and their students to the foodservice industry. Our various programs work together to help prepare students for college and careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

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